Who’s Hiring for Sales and Marketing in September

By Tricia Lucas | Who is Hiring

Sep 20
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Triangle Tech Connect is a monthly review of local entrepreneurial Technology Sales and Marketing career opportunities.

It’s September and that means back to school for the kiddies and back to work for those of you that might have been putting off that job search to enjoy the summer. The bad news is you are out of excuses but the good news lies in the following list that reveals some of the available sales and marketing opportunities in the Triangle.

Avalara offers a cloud-based software platform that delivers a broad array of compliance solutions related to sales tax and other transactional taxes, such as VAT. Avalara integrates with ERP and e-commerce software systems that serve millions of businesses worldwide.

Avalara's Scott McFarlane (CEO) and Bill Ingram (CFO) at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park for 2016 company meeting.

Avalara’s Scott McFarlane (CEO) and Bill Ingram (CFO) at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park for 2016 company meeting.

The company employs more than 500 people at its headquarters on Bainbridge Island, WA and in offices across the U.S. and in London, England, and Pune, India. They are currently hiring an Inside Sales Representative and a Director of Account Management for their Durham office location.

Bandwidth, a Raleigh-based communications technology company was founded in 1999 and operates both business and consumer divisions, serving corporate clients like Google and Skype, as well as consumers who want to save money on their smartphone bills. David Morken is the Co-founder and CEO and has led Bandwidth through tremendous growth since its inception including, most recently, the launch of Republic Wireless.  As the nation’s first hybrid calling mobile operator, Republic Wireless leverages the disruptive power of Wi-Fi to provide members with unlimited voice, text and data service.

Raleigh's Bandwidth

Raleigh’s Bandwidth

The growth continues for this organization as they search to fill the following positions: Art Director, Strategic Accounts Director, Paid Media Associate, Sales Development Representative, Technical Writer, Customer Success Manager, Media Manager, Director of Customer Acquisition, Senior Manager of Demand Generation, and Product Marketing Manager.

Bivarus, a growing SaaS in the health space is hiring a Data Scientist. Based in Durham they offer a cloud-based, real-time analytics platform to gain meaningful insights into the unique drivers impacting the patient experience, employee engagement, and retention, and physician/nurse performance. The company is led by CEO David Levin who has over 20 years of experience and is an accomplished leader within the healthcare and software industries.

CEO David Levin

CEO David Levin

He was a member of the original management teams at two successful local Research Triangle companies, Clinipace Worldwide and MercuryMD. After joining Clinipace Worldwide in 2008 as vice president of global marketing, the company became recognized as one of the fastest growing private companies in the country. David played a critical leadership role in the company’s inclusion on the prestigious Inc. 500/5000 list for five consecutive years, recognition as one of Forbes Magazine’s America’s Most Promising Companies, in addition to numerous local and regional business accolades.

Consultwebs offers law firms a comprehensive, multi-faceted Internet marketing approach geared to each firm’s unique personality, practice areas and goals. Using the most up-to-date approaches and techniques they combine law firm SEO, social media, custom content, pay-per-click campaigns, public relations, outreach and creative asset development.

Team Consultwebs.com

Team Consultwebs.com

Consultwebs maximizes the benefit of a law firm’s activities both on and offline to help them get more cases from the web. Currently, their openings include Email Outreach Contractor, Internet Marketing Strategist, Online Marketing Analyst, Online Marketing Consultant, and Web Content Writer.

First.io is hiring a Customer Coach and Marketing Lead. The website says they provide predictive intelligence and automation for real estate. Hopefully, their marketing lead hire will put together a marketing strategy complete with a powerful positioning statement and product description. They appear to be a very young startup given the lack of information available and clarity on deliverables.

Transloc, based in Durham, created America’s first live regional transit map, the first bus tracking mobile app, and was awarded a transit innovation award by the White House.

TransLoc Rider-transit app for iOS.

TransLoc Rider-transit app for iOS.

Now they are in need of a Sales Development Representative. The company provides each employee $1,500 per year to use towards their choice of classes and programs to encourage continuing education. Another great benefit includes a bonus of $1,000 once a year when you take a five-day vacation under their unlimited vacation policy.

Zift Solutions, founded in 2009, provides advanced cloud-based channel marketing automation solutions and is hiring a Sales Development Representative and a Marketing Operations Manager. Zift increased its number of full-time employees by 81% in 2015 and has two NC-based locations. Zift’s claims its evolving corporate culture is focused on achieving a work-life balance and highly values community involvement. Demonstrating its commitment to corporate social responsibility and charitable pursuits, Zift joined Pledge 1%, a corporate philanthropy movement dedicated to making the community a key stakeholder in every business.

Zift Solutions

Zift Solutions

In December of 2015, Zift announced it will pledge 1% of its equity, employee time and product to charitable pursuits in 2016. The company will also launch a Pledge 1% chapter in the Triangle to encourage other local NC-based companies to take the pledge themselves.

Be sure to check out our available positions at Lucas Select Inc., that include a Product Marketing Services Manager, Regional Software Sales Manager, and a President of Healthcare IT Services, and 2 CEO roles.

For readers in transition be sure to check out the Triangle AMA Transition Special Interest Group. The Transitions SIG provides a forum for job seekers that are between jobs, are underemployed, or who simply want to sharpen their personal branding and job search skills.

The Transitions SIG meets the 1st Monday and the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 1:00PM – 2:30PM in the Fusion room at The Frontier, located at 800 Park Offices Dr., Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. Visit http://www.triangleama.org/events/ for current meeting information. The next meeting is on October 3rd.

Know someone who is hiring or want to submit a marketing or sales job then email TLucas@LucasSelect.com

At Lucas Select, based in Raleigh, NC, we are passionate about technology startups and about sales and marketing as professions and have built extensive national networks of top-performing executives and managers. Unlike typical staffing agencies and headhunters, our recruiting services ensure that your company maintains a sustained growth model that is supported by strong sales management, talent recruitment at scale balanced by on-going people development while aligning with your Company’s core values.






About the Author

Tricia Lucas has over 25 years of demonstrated success in recruiting, marketing communications, and social media and helps technology companies recruit more efficiently by focusing on Recruiting Efficiencies, Employer Branding, and Social Media.

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